Erneste is 48 years old and is married with 2 children. He sells various goods such as: sugar, biscuits, salt, cooking oil etc. His business is open from 7 a.m to 5 p.m daily per week and he currently employs two people to help him. He has 1 year of experience in this work.
Erneste has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy buy various goods such as: sugar, biscuits, salt, cooking oil etc for re-sale. With any profits, he will be able to save for his future, and he will be able to re-invest in his business.
About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)
Vision Finance Company, soon to be known as Vision Fund Rwanda (VFR), is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision and is one of the largest microfinance institutions serving rural underprivileged communities in Rwanda, many of which do not have access to formal financial services.
VFC serves people and communities that are economically productive but low-income, especially in very rural areas. This includes small business owners and salary earners who are looking for opportunities to provide better lives for their families and a promising future for their children.